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Ar Rafshah Destination Guide

Touring Ar Rafshah in Egypt

Ar Rafshah in the region of Qinā is located in Egypt - some 278 mi or ( 448 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Time in Ar Rafshah is now 06:06 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Wahliyat as Samman, Wahliyat ash Shaykh Ahmad, Suhaj, Qina, and Nag' el-Zarabi. Being here already, consider visiting Wahliyat as Samman . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Ar Rafshah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Train Sunrise

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M/S Farah Nile cruise - Eldorado travel Egypt الدورادو للسياحة

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Eldorado Travel Egypt is a travel agency that specializes in providing travel arrangement services, guest accommodation and transportation, organization and implementation of special purpose visits to ..


2:36 min by Thomas Boggatz
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Secrets of the pharaonic temple in Abydos ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Abu Tesht

Abu Tesht is a city and Markaz in the Qena governorate (province).

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Located at 26.10 32.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
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El-Balyana is a small town in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. Located on the west bank of the Nile, it is situated near the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos.

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Located at 26.23 32.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
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The Osirion or Osireon is located at Abydos at the rear of the temple of Seti I. It is an integral part of Seti I's funeral complex and is built to resemble an 18th Dynasty Valley of the Kings tomb. It was discovered by archaeologists Flinders Petrie and Margaret Murray who were excavating the site in 1902-3. The Osirion was originally built at a considerably lower level than the foundations of the temple of Seti, who ruled from 1294 - 1279 BC.

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Located at 26.18 31.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
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Abydos, Egypt

Abydos /əˈbaɪdɒs/ is one of the oldest cities of ancient Egypt, and also of the eighth nome in Upper Egypt, of which it was the capital city. It is located about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) west of the Nile at latitude 26° 10' N, near the modern Egyptian towns of el-'Araba el Madfuna and al-Balyana. The city was called Abdju in the ancient Egyptian language meaning "the hill of the symbol or reliquary", a reference to a reliquary in which the sacred head of Osiris was preserved.

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Located at 26.18 31.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Abydos Sites, Cities in Ancient Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Populated places in Sohag Governorate

Umm el-Qa'ab

Umm el-Qa`āb is the necropolis of the Early Dynastic kings at Abydos, in Egypt. Its modern name means 'Mother of Pots', as the whole area is littered with the broken pot shards of offerings made in earlier times. The cultic ancient name of the area was (w-)pkr or (r3-)pkr 'District of the poker-tree (unidentified species' or 'Opening of the poker-tree', belonging to t3-dsr 'the secluded/cleared land'or crk-hh 'Binding of Eternity'(Coptic Alkhah.

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Located at 26.18 31.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Abydos Sites, Cemeteries in Egypt, Tombs of ancient Egypt